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CSPAN
Nov 30, 2009 1:00am EST
, what we are going to talk about today is "america for sale," which is in the first week of sales. we just got notified it will come november 1st, be on "the new york times" best-seller list debuting at number 11. so we are very pleased with the success of the book, and thank you for coming out today. we will have about half an hour on want to present the book is about and then take some questions from you at the end of that time. i wrote a "america for sale" as a clarion call for action. the whole idea is to understand the circumstances that are going on right now in terms of the compromise of the united states sovereignty by what's happening to the dollar with deficits budget to be positive so the last third of this book is solutions. what we can do as a subtitle says fighting new world order, surviving the global depression and preserving u.s. sovereignty. so the themes of this book at the last third or to give solutions and call to action for how we can organize our lives, how we can organize politically in order to fight back to say no to a global new deal. now, to get everyone's
ABC
Nov 5, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning. >> drastic move. the u.n. makes a major announcement about afghanistan ernight. as the nation become too unsafe to work there? >>> signs of life. the economy's showing new signs of a rebound. >>> and world champs. the yankees win another world series, sending new yorkers into the streets to celebrate. >> now, they're planning a parade, on this thursday, november 5th, 2009. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. we begin this morning with a developing story out of afghanistan. the u.n. is moving more than half of its staff out of kabul because of safety concerns. >> the drastic decision comes a week after staffers were killed in a militant attack there. sonia gallego is in london. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. the announcement that the u.n. was pulling out around 600 of its nonessentialtaff over security concerns is no surprise. it follows last week's attacks by the taliban on a guest house, where u.n. staff was staying. five u.n. workers were killed in that terrorist attack, as well as three afghans. since then, there
HLN
Nov 3, 2009 12:00pm EST
bankrupting america. guest: i think that the viewer's concerns reflect the concern that is widespread in the united states about national sovereignty, about control, and i do think that those concerns clash with the need to confront the problem. if in fact we do not address this problem in international and comprehensive way, how in the world do we address it? it may well be that the listeners was not believe in global warming, in which case -- it may well be that the listener does not believe in global warming, in which case he has nothing to worry about. if you believe that the emissions from china, india, and the united states contribute to global warming, it appears there is no other way to approach that issue then some kind of international agreement and some kind of enforcement. host:ueueueueueueueueueueueueueh warming, it appears there is no other way to approach that issue then some kind of international agreement and some kind of enforcement. host: dallas, roger, good morning. caller: good morning. man-made climate change, which which we have called global warming, has not be
FOX News
Nov 15, 2009 7:00pm EST
city. america's honor the heroes killed at fort hood and a holiday celebration goes haywire, landing four people in the hospital. i'm julie banderas and we're live as fox reports tonight. cold war enemies coming together for a nuclear-free world? as president obama makes his first ever visit to china as commander-in-chief, the u.s. and russia clear a major hurdle for a new armed control deal. in the meantime, the president shares sharp words for another country that's become a thorn in america's side. fallout from the decision to put suspected al-qaeda tris on trial in new york city. democrats defending the move, republicans slamming it. >> when the foreman of that jury stands up and delivers the victim, not empowered by the religious if a natsism, but the constitution, he'll know he's wrong. this seems to be the rights of terrorists and lack of concerns for the public. >> and a plan to put gitmo detainees in america's heartland causing another big controversy. why some in one small town see it as an economic boon. plus, a massive offensive in afghanistan underway right now. u.s. and
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 2:00am EST
children's future? america, if you believe this country is great, but you're not really into that one world government thing, watch out! because the masks are coming off. stand up, follow me! hello, america. if you missed last night's show, go back on-line and watch it or d.v.r. it every day. we showed you people with clear influence around the white house who want to transform this country into something revoluntionary, are almost venezuelan in nature, completely different than what our founders intended. they want to turn us into a country that focuses more on spreading the wealth than actually creating it, a place where success is punished, mediocrity is encouraged. everybody will get a trophy, in favor of a nanny state that just knows better than you do. i can't help but think that we are rat a crossroads. maybe the white house will call me on that statement. did i get that one wrong? i don't think we did. we're at a crossroads. we have to choose. do you want to turn back towards our founders and more freedoms, more personal liberty, and more personal responsibility and ak accountabilit
CBS
Nov 29, 2009 6:00pm EST
of the fastest growing one, lend america, which aggressively marketed its services with tv ads that look like a newscast. >> lend america is making home loans available immediately to refinance up to 97.75 of a home's value. >> reporter: the company declined to comment to cbs news, but its attorney told a federal judge the most recent alleged fraud occurred 15 months ago, and the firm has since revamped from top to bottom. >> we're going to make certain that lend america and every other lender in america behave according to the standards that we expect. if they don't, they will be out of the system. >> reporter: in order to stay in his f.h.a. insured home, steven mitchell is seeking refinancing again and a lower monthly mortgage payment. >> i'm a fighter. i'm not going to give up. >> he hopes to avoid becoming another f.h.a. foreclosure statistic. >> mitchell: coming up on tonight's "cbs evening news," veterans of a deadly korean war battle with a chance to tell their stories at last. (rooster crow) today marks the 59th anniversary of one of history's most brutal battles during the korean war
WHUT
Nov 28, 2009 7:00pm EST
for you? >> and now "bbc world news." ♪ >> china it joins america with a promise to limit carbon emissions for the first time. trouble in paradise. shares went tumbling around the world. 35 political activists and 22 reporters are murdered. it is the highest number killed in a single attack. iran is insured by the u.n. watchdog over the uranium enrichment program. he makes a splash when he tries to bridge the gap. hello and welcome to a review of the major news stories seen over the last seven days. in one day this week, the world's two biggest leaders announced they would limit carbon emissions for the first time. on wednesday, president obama said he would attend the climate summit and pledged to cut american emissions by 70% by 2020. t reversed the policy of the bush administration. we have this report from washington. >> certain days remind me of why i ran for this office. then the are moments like this. [laughter] >> he was pardoning the thanksgiving turkey. >> you are hereby pardoned. >> but there was serious movement from the white house on climate change. president obama will go to
CNN
Nov 29, 2009 2:00pm EST
afghanistan and pakistan. it's conducted from thousands of miles away in suburban america. >> reporter: look around this room. it's been hit by a missile fired from an unmanned aerial vehicle, a uav, more commonly known as a drone. the family living here say children were killed in this u.s. attack. the children were never the target, but in pakistan's tribal border region, the death spelled trouble for u.s. foreign policy. where many believe that fighting with drones is cowardly. >> last year, one of the most popular songs in pakistani pop culture was a song whose lyrics talked about how america fights without honor. >> reporter: launched from just over the border in afghanistan, the pilotless predator and reaper drones are the answer to so many of the u.s. military's problems. credited with killing more than a dozen al qaeda leaders. >> the real advantage of unmanned aerial systems is they allow you to project power without projecting vulnerability. >> reporter: this is what the view looks like from a drone. and this is how effective they can be. those men on the corner are firing guns. th
HLN
Nov 5, 2009 6:23pm EST
rate, improve america's image in the world, promote stability, and chip away at extremism. madam speaker, i hope that president obama will keep this in mind as he reviews his options on afghanistan and makes his decision in the coming weeks. america simply cannot afford to rely on our military's power alone because that strategy plays right into the hands of the extremists. our heavy military footprint is beating the insurgency -- is feeding the insurgentcy in afghanistan not weakening it. we can stop violent extremism in its tracks and we can keep our troops safer and build a more peaceful world for our children and our grandchildren. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. mr. moran of kansas. >> madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from washington rise? >> i ask unanimous consent to claim mr. moran's time. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> without objection. >> madam speaker, the democrat health bill is not about lowering costs or making health care more affordable, it's about government control and
FOX News
Nov 15, 2009 12:00pm EST
to this and the controversial decision to try accused 9/11 sp conspirators in america. abortion moves to the forefront of the healthcare debate. major sticking point in the house. how far are both sides willing to go? we talk to the head of planned parenthood and concern of the pro-life senator also a doctor. sarah palin's campaign tell-all hits bookstores this week. she goes after many mccain staffers. we'll talk to one of mccain senior advisors, former hewlett-packard ceo carly fiorina. i'm shannon bream. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we have word the white house is considering buying a warehouse to house the gitmo detine knees. president obama promised to close the place for next year. julie kirtz has the latest from washington. >> although no decision has been announced, an obama administration official tells us a near empty prison is an option for detain tees from guantanamo bay. an idea backed by the governor wood would allow the federal bure reof prisons to buy the prison and turn it into a supermax facility. the prison is in a small town called th
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 5:00pm EST
the lives of livelihoods of every person in america. for many that means higher taxes and for even more, it will mean an unprecedented intrusion of federal government bureaucrat into the way we receive health care. this is a fundamental erosion of our freedom. the great freedom fighter abraham lincoln gave a speech in springfield, illinois, in 19 -- in 1838 where he touched on the idea of the loss of freedom. he was very explicit. he explained that our country could one day suffer a los of freedom, not by an outside attack, but from within. i'll quote what lincoln said and then give it in its larger context. at what point, then is the approach of danger to be expected? i answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. it cannot come from abroad. its destruction be -- if destruction be our lot, we must ourselveses be its author and finisher. as a nation of free men, we must live through all times, or die by suicide. the larger context of those words is as follows. in the great journal of things happening under the sun, we, the american people, find our account running, under d
FOX News
Nov 15, 2009 4:00pm EST
's because it became a black eye in america's reputation in the world. i don't quantity to play games but that is nothing that obama administration did. >> gregg: congressman brown, mark kirk who is running for the senate he opposes the idea to bring them to the united states in part because he thinks he is going to make illinois a terror target. i talked to a national security expert who has been in the years. he laughed at that. he said look, are you kidding me. terrorists go for high value targets, big places like new york and washington as we saw on 9/11. they're not going for a town in 500. he laughed and said, are you kidding. that is going to be among the safest places in the world because there is only 500 premium. am i right? >> that was the first thing i thought of. terrorism is about the unexpected. major impacts from this. if there is going to be one safe place in america, it will be that town. >> gregg: congressman brown, it doesn't make sense in many ways? >> you are misconstruing what mark kirk is saying. he is saying it's going to bring terrorist attacks to america, li
HLN
Nov 29, 2009 7:00am EST
that we were going to make our products, our strings in america. we are still committed to that. we have never sold one string we didn't make here in new york. >> they have one of u.s. manufactu manufactures that have adopted the lean theory. they plan to do so or have implemented it. critics say the automation eliminates jobs. he says the replaced workers can be cross trained to do other jobs. >> we do not want to play people off because lean has been effective. that is not going to help people embracing lean or help our company or our community. what we are trying to do is take those people and train them to do something else. >> reporter: like work in the guitar strap division, part of a company he acquired several years ago. those jobs were previously in china. today, long island. economists say other companies can position themselves to bring jobs home. >> lean manufacturing makes it possible to create products in the united states efficiently, cost effectively and so forth. some manufacturing should be done in china. too much manufacturing is being done in china that could be done
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2009 2:00am EST
one of the unique advantages that america has which is the fact that we are able to develop capital and credit in a way that allows people who want to go out and take risks and create jobs to get that capital and credit. that's something that no other nation has yet been able to replicate at the levels that we have been able to do it as a nation. and we have to be careful that responding to a dries sis which had a lot of underlying causes, that we don't fundamentally harm that unique advantage that america has. and so i guess that's how i come at this. so let's look at the causes that cause this crisis. we were all there on the front line when it collapsed on us. primarily it was real estate. it was a real estate bubble. now, i've been through three of these in my professional experien experience, once as a bank attorney for a small bank in new hampshire, once as governor of new hampshire when five of my seven largest banks failed and this time. in p every instance a real estate bubble is a function of the fact that there's a disconnect between underwriting and responsibility. loans
HLN
Nov 14, 2009 1:00pm EST
states of america. their legacy will be an america that is safer and stronger. an america that reflects the extraordinary character of the men and women who serve it. thank you. >> good morning. this is congressman mark kirk of illinois. when i returned home from active duty in afghanistan, i dedicated my congressional service to helping families with healthcare. we can lower healthcare costs and provide conference for americans who lack insurance by enabouting key reforms that already help thousands of families in many states. first, we can start lowering costs by reigning in lawsuits in america. we are the most litigious country on earth. lawsuit reforms can save billions in healthcare costs alone. in new jersey, without lawsuit reform, it costs $5,500 per patient to provide insurance. in california, with some of the strongest lawsuit reforms, insurance costs half as much as it does in new jersey. congress should enhance the effective reforms of many states by enacting lawsuit reforms for our entire country. second, congress should grant the right of each american to buy coverage from
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 11:00am EST
and it ends today. the commissioning ceremony of the u.s.s. new york. welcome to a special edition of "america's news h.q.." jamie: this is a very special hour. did you know the bow on the navy's newest warship was forged from steel that once held up the world trade center? the u.s.s. new york will be commissioned into active military service in a ceremon -- ceremony on a manhattan pier. inspiration found on one of america's darkest days, september 11, 2001. nearly 3,000 americans killed when terrorists crashed airliners into the twin towers. some 7.5 tons of the steel that held up those towers preserved, built into a $1 billion warship, forged at a shipyard outside new orleans. now the u.s.s. new york comes full circle. laura engle is lucky enough to be live on pier 86 in new york city, where the commissioning will begin at any moment. laura, there must be so much excitement there. not only is she a beautiful vessel, she also has incredible capability. >> that's right. that's what everybody here has been talking about, jamie. just the sheer size that we have been marveling at all week long si
HLN
Nov 10, 2009 1:00am EST
minister of great britain, gordon brown and the secretary of state of the united states of america, hillary clinton, the president of the republic ofçó france, nicolas sarkozy, the chancellor of the federal republic of germany, angela merkel. the president of germany. medvedev, the russian president. the vice chancellor to have federal republic of germany and heads of state of government from all over europe. welcome to berlin. >> this is where the walls stood. today we commemorate the many people who died at the wall. every single victim has a special place in our hearts. when the wall came down on november 9, 1989, berlin cried tears of joy. people were dancing on top of the wall. since then a place of horror has become a place of freedom. tonight, we are celebrating a major festival of freedom. together we will watch it is a dominos are toppled. a big word of thanks to the more than 15,000 predominantly young people from around the world who have imstraited these dominos. each stone expresses a yearning for peace. quite a special dom annoy has reached us from -- domino has reached us f
WETA
Nov 2, 2009 6:00pm EST
to viewers in america and arou the globe. my ne is me hembl. >> bloodiamonds -- human rights abus inzimbabwe mean should beicked out of internatiol gem markets. >> a booming oil busiss in texas andelting glasses inhe him lay yea we'll be looking at two sides of the climate chang debate. >> hello -- ending wes of unceainty, hamid karzai has been declared the winner of afghanistan's presidential ection. with h only rival out of the race -- has been abaoned but it leaves mr. karzaieven weaker than before and a mass of questions unanswered. president obama has phod him and warne him that corruption must be tkled. the latestrom washington in just aoment. first the bbc's ian pal from kabul. >> it's cost mllions of punds and dozens of livesto get to th moment. and i came in a small, packed room on the outskirts of call bu. >> we declare that mr. hamid kari has gotten the majority votes in t first round and he is the only candidate for the cond roun of elecons of afghanian in 2009, be declar as elected pesident of afgnistan. >> the head of the election board was -- with questns about fraud, crruptio
ABC
Nov 2, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> breaking newews in america. >> deadly blast. pakistan's battle witit the taliban turns bloodier overnight with another suicide bombing. are u.s.fforts in the region enough? >> campaign mode. the president on the stump over e weekend as democrats struggle to hold on to important posts in tomorrow's elections. >>> and o o the verge. the yankeeses are just one game away from another world series title. >> it is monday, novememr 2nd, 2009. >>> good morning, i'm jery huhuard. thanks for joining us on this monday. we begin with a developing story in pakistan. >>> dozens of people have been killed by a s scide bomb blast in the city of rawalpindi. the bomber detonated a bank crowded with customers. >> the suspect was apparently a member of the taliban. our habibulikhan was at the >> they've been takaken to the hospitals and security is generally tight in this area but people have said it's very difficult to stop them. >> nearly 300 have died over the past few weeks in similar bomb attacks. the pakistani government announced rewards of up to $5 million for information leading to the arr
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 1:00pm EST
general motors and chrysler? governments don't own big companies in america. what ruptured? what ruptured is the concern that there is way too much in spending and to be fair, it's not the president's fault. but when you say -- and the combined the billions of dollars, there is one huge massive spending and as a stimulus package. . >> what happens is the republican party has a lot of troubles. we put on the brakes and send a missile. that was to park. -- that was too far. many private people said there will be a bill and we're better off negotiating in good faith because there is going to be a bill. what is going to happen is this possibility, which is the a.m .a is there because they thought they would get a deal. if it does not get fixed, i do not know where they will be. hospitals are there because they said they would have 9066%6% coverage. >> why do you think the industry support did not translate into republicans support? >> we're down to 170 boats. at 177 votes, the sport gentleman in new orleans. ok, we could lose that seat. at 177 seats, there are not a lot of seats you can lose.
CBS
Nov 2, 2009 4:30am EST
future of the new program and of nasa's mission itself is in serious question. >> it is time for america to take the next accepts. >> reporter: when president bush proposed america's return to the moon, nasa designed the constellation program to get us will by 2015. the huge ares rockets are a throw back to the days of apollo and engineered to be much safer than the shuttle, which is slated to be retired next year. but the money needed was never appropriated, and the constellation budget has actually been cut by $15 billion in the past four years. whatever the budget, the commission says constellation won't be ready until at least 2017, seven years after the shuttle retireses. and that means to get to the international space station, mostly funded by u.s. taxpayers, america will have to pay russia $50 million a seat to hitch rides on soyuz spacecrafts. for many, it's a troubling reality check. the nation that celebrated the courage of john glenn and alan shepard and then and youed the world with its one small step may be in danger of seating it supremacy in space. >> are we into to go pr
PBS
Nov 25, 2009 5:30pm EST
greenhouse gas emissions. and they hope his visit will remake america's image as the most skeptical and greenhouse gas emissions. it doesn't seem likely that treatly will emerge from copenhagen, but yesterday mr. obama said he did want a firm political agreement from copenhagen that would take the world towards the climate change treaty next year. >> with two weeks before the beginning of copenhagen, it is essential that all countries do what is necessary to reach a strong operational agreement that will confront the threat of climate change while serving as a stepping stone to a legally-binding treaty. >> the president will take with him a set of targets for cuts in greenhouse emissions, again, something the rest of the world has wanted for a long time. he will offer to cut emissions by 17% from 2005 levels by "20/20" and 83% by 2050. congress has not yet passed legislation which by make those cuts law in the united states. that is a battle still to be fought in washington. but the administration is clearly hoping that both domestic laws and an international treaty or attainable pe
WHUT
Nov 2, 2009 7:00am EST
. a loan provider, cit in america, has gone bust. >> is one of the largest bankruptcy in u.s. corporate history. yesterday they filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. they have about 1 million customers. they long to small and medium- sized businesses. we will see a big impact on the financial markets off the back of this bankruptcy. the financial crisis has been unable to fund itself. one of the big losers will turn out to be the u.s. government. the u.s. government provided $two 0.3 billion to cit under the trouble as a relief program. it is the first real example of a loss from the top program. the idea now -- it goes into chapter 11. it allows it to write off billions in debt. >> from bankruptcy to profit. ryanair is making money. >> an airline that many seem to love to hate. it is europe's largest airline. it made a profit in the past six months. it is up 80%. the ceo says the number of someone distorted because a solid 42% drop in fuel because of the oil prices. 70% lower were the air fares. air fares will be a further 20% lower. they think it will make a lot in the next six
CBS
Nov 2, 2009 7:00am EST
. we're america. and our embassy doesn't get overrun and our people don't get taken hostage. >> i remember that everyone at that time wore yellow rib brokens in honor of those hostages. >> and every night they would say it's day five, day six, day seven, et cetera, of the hostage situation in iran. what started out at a hostage crisis game the defining failure of the cartered a mip vags ♪ i will survive >> so do i dare ask how old were you? >> sure. 19. >> coming of age. >> college sophomore. >> seven. >> it's gone down every time we've asked. >> no, i was -- >> you don't have to say. >> to, i don't mind saying. i was 14. my first year in high school. draw matt tick year. >> i was 13. i had just graduated high school. >> and you, sir? >> i'll have to do the math. it's too hard for me. i was six years out of college. and embarking on the early stages of a television career. >> you you had a lot of news that year. >> man, was there ever. >>> well, up next, from soda pop to pamper, we'll look at commercials from some of 1979 east hottest products when we come back. pace yourself. b
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 9:00pm EST
a wrecking ball to the entire kitchen. >> want to buy it? want to try it? want to sell it? come on, america, buy this one. >> this is a declaration of dependence that pledges americans' lives, american's' fortunes and there's no honor in this >> how do you deny veterans' their choice in this bill? >> time has expired. >> we're ready to fight and make sure those who need health insurance will have us on their side. >> whatever you do, please vote no for the underlying bill. >> five, four, three, two, one. >> the yays are 220, the nays are 215. the bill is passed. [cheers and applause] sean: the liberal takeover of your health care system moved forward saturday evening when midnight struck in the garden of nancy and rahm, america was one step closer to a universal nightmare, or is it? despite the san francisco speaker's victory lap saturday night, this bill is far from becoming law. some senators are already saying the bill is dead on arrival. but more importantly, the trials and tribulations of the house of representatives may not be over. many blue dog democrats only voted for the bill on s
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 1:00am EST
law wrong. more importantly, american law should govern america. >> some of our young people are lost souls in our country and we have to find a system to help get them on the right path. is what my risk start program is about, working withat risk children to h help get them on the right path, raising self-esteem and in stilling the discipline the kids are lack. that is what is wrong with so many kids today. they are lost souls and trying to make make a mark but the mark is in a devastating way. like the columbine. that is an example of kids who are lost that needed a right participant to get them on the right path in life. martian arts. i was a lot of soul growing up in a dysfunctional family with an alcoholic father and the martial arts helped me. >> and it would be a different approach it get the kids and prevent the mindset. >> prevention is a key thing. >> now, it may be too late to prevent something and when we have kids adjudicated, applying international law, michael, tell me in a heartbeat what is the big deal, why should we be so concerned that the courts would reach out and
WHUT
Nov 6, 2009 7:00am EST
blood and the injured are being treated. america at war in iraq and afghanistan for eight years now, is shocked. >> these are men and women who have made the selfless and courageous decision to risk and at times give their lives to protect the rest of us on a daily basis. it's difficult enough when we lose these brave americans in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire at an army base on american soil. >> this is the suspect, major nidal malik hasan. he's a 39-year-old army psychiatrist born in virginia. his parents moved to the u.s. from a palestinian town near jerusalem. he joined the army aer high school, trained at its medical school, and became a psychiatrist. he went on to treat troops returning from comb in iraq and afghanistan. he's described as a devout muslim who attended daily prayers at a mosque when he worked at the walter reed army medical center in washington, d.c. relatives say he was about to be sent to either iraq or afghanistan, and he didn't want to go. a former neighbor described him as friendly and talkative. >> i talked to him ever
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2009 4:00am EST
of america's largest congregations in his saddleback church in california. pastor rick warren joins us for a discussion on faith and charity. then, he's the world's richest man, founder of computer giant microsoft. together with his wife, melinda, bill gates also runs the largest private charitable foundation in the world. they're here exclusively to discuss their mission to improve global health and education. but first, our focus on giving thanks and helping others during a tumultuous period in our country economically and politically. with us pastor, best-selling author, and be no stranger to washington, rick warren. pastor rick warren, welcome back to "meet the press." i will call you pastor rick. >> just call me rick. just call me for dinner. >> what is testing the faith of americans, do you think, as you approach this holiday season? >> well, no doubt about the economy, the war in afghanistan, but also i just think the political visions are a big deal that the coarsening of our society, demonizing differences. those things need to be dealt with. >> we think about thanksgiving, we
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 8:00pm EST
, saying, they've got the international law wrong. more importantly, american law should govern america. >> so many of our people-- >> yeah, yeah! (applause) >> so many of our people are lost souls in our country and you know, the thing is, we have to find a system who help them them on the right path. that's what the kick start program is about, working with the risk children and teaching them in the inner city schools to gep hit the kids on the right path and raising self-esteem and instilling that discipline that the kid are lacking. that's the case, they're lost souls and trying to make a mark, but the mark is in a devastating wait. like the kids in columbine, a prime example of kids that are lost and needed gieuidance to g them on the right path. and martial arts, he was growing up in a dysfunctional family and alcoholic father and martial arts, kick start is a great program to me. >> mike: a different approach if we were getting the kid and preventing this kind of mindset. >> prevention is a key thing, mike. >> mike: but now we're looking at a situation where it may be too late
FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 6:00am EST
. this is an opportunity. >> with the busiest airport in the world and the tallest building in north america, i do not think that we should make chicagoland the center of jihady attention. gretchen: experts say relocation costs will easily top $200 million. new evidence that the house health care bill may be a bad prescription. a report just out says it will cost americans an extra $289 billion and could result in a reduction of services. in addition, the so-called doctor fix which proposes cuts in medicare payments to doctors, could wind up costing seniors extra. >> good morning, atlantis. a very special good morning to you, butch. gretchen: the space shuttle atlantis is on its way to the international space station. the six astronauts onboard will inspect the thermal shielding to look for any damage from liftoff. atlantis blasting off yesterday on an 11-day mission to deliver spare parts. this the second to the last mission for the 24-year-old atlantis which is scheduled to retire in about a year. and the word of the year, apparently is unfriend. that's according to the folks at the new oxford a
HLN
Nov 11, 2009 6:00am EST
, may god bless our soldiers, families, and the united states of america. [applause] >> ladies and gentleman, the chief of staff of the army, general george casey. >> good afternoon. president and mrs. obama, governor perry, governor doyle, secretary gates, secretary shinseki, many distinguished members of congress from the state of texas and across the country, secretary of the army john mchugh, admiral and mrs. mcmullen, families and friends -- it is a tradition in our special operations units to go to the book of isaiah went eulogizing fallen comrades. proud of their willingness to accept any challenge for this country, at the funeral they read," then i heard the voice of the lord saying, "whom shall i send? and who will go for us? then i said," here i am, send me." this passage conveys the sentiment that applies to every member of our army. it gives voice to a spirit of service that lives in every soldier. it is a spirit we saw in the 30 soldiers who gave their lives here, men and women who believe in the values and ideals this country stands for and men and women who willi
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 11:00am EST
is always a reminder of hungry people across america. hustles struggle year-round to put food on the table. so a lot of people are being fed in new york city, an ongoing problem. people across the country are struggling. back to you. shannon: as troops celebrate thanksgiving, many wonder if they should be sent to afghanistan, with holes indicating -- polls indicating that the majority of americans oppose the war. tens of thousands of additional forces could be on the way to the battlefield as the president unveils his strategy tuesday night in a prime-time address from the u.s. military academy at west point, and also, he will be talking about some sort of exit strategy. caroline is live in washington. happy thanksgiving. what can you tell us about this exit strategy? are we talking about an end date, or something more vague? >> plenty of talk about the goals. the white house tells us that the president will make it clear that this is not an open-ended commitment, that certainly being something liberals want to hear. he will also walk us through his decision making process. officials tell
CBS
Nov 29, 2009 7:00pm EST
would know. matt runci represents retailers as head of the trade groups, jewelers of america and the responsible jewelry council. does your certification mean, for example, that the gold didn't come from congo? >> matt runci: source of origin is not yet a part of the council's framework. >> pelley: how do you keep that gold out of american jewelry stores? >> runci: one needs to know where the sources of controversy are if one is to try to prevent those sources from getting into the legitimate supply train. >> pelley: it's been pretty well known for a long time where the sources of controversy are in congo. >> runci: well, in the eastern province, yes, it has. >> pelley: jewelers know about the tragedy in congo, but it's never been standard industry practice to trace gold to its source. jewelers buy gold from middlemen; they don't ask where it comes from. it was seven years ago the industry banned so-called "blood diamonds" from west africa, but, up till now, it hasn't done the same for gold. >> runci: banning the gold is a noble goal, but one that requires, i think, some thou
HLN
Nov 18, 2009 12:00pm EST
, opening up new opportunities for u.s. workers here in the united states of america which is exactly what is being said to president obama as he meets in korea at this moment with their leadership. with president lee and others. so i think that we need to have our attention in this congress focused on the priorities -- the priorities the american people have. fire fighting is very, very important. but again this measure will pass if not unanimously narrowly unanimously and it will do so and i hope get the resources to ensure that we never have the loss of life like those of captain hall and others. but i know from having spoken to their families, mr. speaker, that they believe that the absolutely essential for us to encourage private sector job creation and economic growth and that's why i'm talking about this priority that needs to be addressed here. now, mr. speaker, i'm going to urge my colleagues to defeat the previous question as we move ahead. why? because the issue of reading legislation is another very, very important one that is before us. there is a bipartisan proposal launched
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
of new jobs in secure clean energy sources that are made in america and work for america but in the meantime we are looking for ways that we can start reducing this threat right now. last friday i saw some of you at the white house state briefing that i hosted with lisa jackson the administrator of our environmental protection agency. at that briefings we talked about many of the steps my department is taking in this area for funding research on the health costs of greenhouse gas emissions to investing in committees to help demaris fanta climate related disease, to slashing greenhouse gas emissions and are owned buildings. this is not an afterthought for my department. this is a key part of our broader health strategy. wore and more we understand that health is not something that happens justin doctors' offices. whether you are healthier not depends on what you eat and drink, what e bright, how you get around and where you live. a world that is heating up and powered by coal-fired plants that filled the sky with harmful greenhouse gas is going to have fewer healthy people
NBC
Nov 5, 2009 4:30am EST
news "early today" in america. >>> a group of inmates came to the rescue of a prison guard who was viciously attacked by a convict. a surveillance camera captured the prisoner approach the deputy and then begin choking him. several other inmates saw the attack and fought the assailant. one used the guard's radio to call for backup. >>> authorities in minneapolis are investigating police video which showed a cop use a taser on what appeared to be a cooperating teenager. the 18-year-old suspect's hands were on the hood when the officer jammed the taser into his neck for 15 seconds. the police chief called this footage disturbing and is now asking the fbi and city attorney to review possible criminal charges. >>> a store clerk battled with a burglar for his rifle during a robbery in california. security video shows the cashier charge the armed robber and fight with the man for at least five minutes. the clerk eventually wrestled the rifle away, causing the suspect to run away. >>> elsewhere in california, high school students were battling gravity as they competed in pumpkin launc
PBS
Nov 19, 2009 5:30pm EST
that support services like finance and public relations in north america and europe, and the chief executive officer is dr. monashaka, a fire beneath the rebel movement, providing the ideological fuel that keeps it burning in the congo, but he lives in germany. tuesday, german police arrested are him on suspicion of war crimes. >> >> the captain knows death only too well. he used to be in charge of officer training. >> in the fdlr courts, there was an order in a telegram and if the fdlr is attacked they attack villages so the international community will pay attention to what's happening and forced to negotiate. >> they were ordered, in effect, to commit war crimes. >> fdlr has remained because they have the resources. they encourage the people in the field to kill and rape every day. these are crimes! they should be prosecuted. it is just a matter of being curious about it and following through. >> the u.n. seess it as a criminal organization from the congo is being run from the heart of europe. the fdlr's executive secretary rrk the second most powerful man in the organization lives in par
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